2013

9 London Underground Secrets

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January 28th, 2013

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For any Londoner, the tube is a godsend that gets you from point A to point B. The thirteen colour-coded lines intertwine like an electrical diagram, and are the most efficient manner of transport across the city as you head across the river and to the four furthest ends on the giant mechanical snakes that tunnel under and over the city’s networks. But for those who have read Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere or China Miéville’s UnLunDun , we know that the Underground network holds a plethora of secrets from the commuters

Getting Around London: 7 Alternative Ways to Get Around Town

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January 11th, 2013

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For Londoners 277 is an important number, but most won’t have a clue why. It just so happens that 277 is the number of hours the average Londoner spends commuting to and from work each year.

Helpful Blogs and Websites

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January 7th, 2013

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Arriving in a new city is always daunting. Arriving as a student with often limited funds can be even worse. Luckily for us, there are some great bloggers out there letting everyone know about the cool/cheap/free things to do in London

Social Discovery on Twitter

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December 17th, 2012

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One of the many appeals of London is that there’s enough to keep one busy for a lifetime. However a city as busy, vibrant and buzzing as the capital can seem like it’s moving so fast that it leaves you behind in its wake. With so much to do, how do you keep a track of it all?

London – Practicalities

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December 3rd, 2012

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London is a massive city and when you first arrive, basic things like transport and grocery shopping can be overwhelming.  Here’s a go-to guide for your first few weeks.